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abrogate

to abolish or annul by formal means; to repeal; put aside; cancel; revoke; rescind; nullify: to abrogate a law
Not to be confused with:
abdicate – renounce or relinquish, such as a right: He will abdicate the throne to marry a commoner.; resign, quit; abandon; repudiate
arrogate – to claim presumptuously; to assume without right: arrogate the right to make decisions; to attribute or assign to another; ascribe

ab·ro·gate

 (ăb′rə-gāt′)
tr.v. ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing, ab·ro·gates
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority: "Our existing Aboriginal and treaty rights were now part of the supreme law of the land, and could not be abrogated or denied by any government" (Matthew Coon Come).

[Latin abrogāre, abrogāt- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ro·ga′tion n.
ab′ro·ga′tive adj.
ab′ro·ga′tor n.

abrogate

(ˈæbrəʊˌɡeɪt)
vb
(Law) (tr) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
[C16: from Latin abrogātus repealed, from ab-1 + rogāre to propose (a law)]
ˌabroˈgation n
ˈabroˌgator n

ab•ro•gate

(ˈæb rəˌgeɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to abolish or annul by formal or official means; repeal: abrogated a treaty.
2. to put aside; put an end to.
[1520–30; < Latin abrogātus, past participle of abrogāre to repeal, cancel = ab- ab- + rōgāre to ask]
ab′ro•ga•ble (-gə bəl) adj.
ab`ro•ga′tion, n.
ab′ro•ga`tive, adj.
ab′ro•ga`tor, n.

abrogate


Past participle: abrogated
Gerund: abrogating

Imperative
abrogate
abrogate
Present
I abrogate
you abrogate
he/she/it abrogates
we abrogate
you abrogate
they abrogate
Preterite
I abrogated
you abrogated
he/she/it abrogated
we abrogated
you abrogated
they abrogated
Present Continuous
I am abrogating
you are abrogating
he/she/it is abrogating
we are abrogating
you are abrogating
they are abrogating
Present Perfect
I have abrogated
you have abrogated
he/she/it has abrogated
we have abrogated
you have abrogated
they have abrogated
Past Continuous
I was abrogating
you were abrogating
he/she/it was abrogating
we were abrogating
you were abrogating
they were abrogating
Past Perfect
I had abrogated
you had abrogated
he/she/it had abrogated
we had abrogated
you had abrogated
they had abrogated
Future
I will abrogate
you will abrogate
he/she/it will abrogate
we will abrogate
you will abrogate
they will abrogate
Future Perfect
I will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
he/she/it will have abrogated
we will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
they will have abrogated
Future Continuous
I will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
he/she/it will be abrogating
we will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
they will be abrogating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
he/she/it has been abrogating
we have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
they have been abrogating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
he/she/it will have been abrogating
we will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
they will have been abrogating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
he/she/it had been abrogating
we had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
they had been abrogating
Conditional
I would abrogate
you would abrogate
he/she/it would abrogate
we would abrogate
you would abrogate
they would abrogate
Past Conditional
I would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
he/she/it would have abrogated
we would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
they would have abrogated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abrogate - revoke formallyabrogate - revoke formally      
abolish, get rid of - do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"

abrogate

abrogate

verb
To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
Translations

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊgeɪt] VT (frm) → abrogar

abrogate

[ˈæbrəgeɪt] vt
(= give up) [+ responsibility, right] → renoncer à
(= revoke) [+ treaty, agreement] → abroger

abrogate

vt law, treatyaußer Kraft setzen; responsibilityablehnen

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊˌgeɪt] vt (law) → abrogare; (agreement) → revocare; (responsibility) → venir meno a
References in classic literature ?
Though a law, therefore, laying a tax for the use of the United States would be supreme in its nature, and could not legally be opposed or controlled, yet a law for abrogating or preventing the collection of a tax laid by the authority of the State, (unless upon imports and exports), would not be the supreme law of the land, but a usurpation of power not granted by the Constitution.
Summary: Washington [US], Sept 03 (ANI): Harsh V Shringla, the Indian Ambassador to the United States on Wednesday reiterated that the decision of abrogating Article 370 is an internal matter of India.
Occupied Kashmir is facing unprecedented clampdown since August 05 when Narendra Modi-led communal government revoked the special status of the territory by abrogating Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
The minister said India had abolished special status of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) by abrogating articles 35A and 370.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while informing by telephone his Danish counterpart Jeppe Kofod about the India's unilateral act of abrogating special status of Kashmir and grave human rights violations being committed by India in Occupied Kashmir has asked him to play his role for resolution of Kashmir issue.
LAHORE -- Punjab Assembly in a resolution has condemned Indian atrocities in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Indian unilateral step of abrogating the special status of occupied Kashmir.
Considering the fact that Pakistan and India both are nuclear armed, the international community should realise gravity of the situation and act to prevail of over India to revoke its decision of abrogating article 370.
Through a unanimously passed resolution titled 'Response Strategy to Indian Aggression of Abrogating the Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir', the moot vehemently condemned and rejected the announcements made by the Indian government, repealing the special status of the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Islamabad -- The Indian decision of abrogating article 370 and 35-A that guarantees the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir has been rejected and condemned by the Kashmiri diaspora leadership of all political parties in their joint meeting in Washington on Monday.
The decision has been taken after India illegally ended occupied Kashmir's special status by abrogating Article 35A and Article 370 on Monday.
The Administration should announce that it is abrogating the JCPOA due to significant Iranian violations, Iran's unacceptable international conduct more broadly, and because the JCPOA threatens American national-security interests.
country's ties with the US were on a 'status quo' and that the President was not abrogating the MDT.